The holiday season is a time for gatherings and what better way than to host a party of your own! Planning a holiday party does not have to be scary. With the right tips, tricks, and ideas you will surely create a memorable holiday party that does not have to be stressful! Check out our tips below.


Great Ideas To Simplify Your Holiday Party Planning - Invitations

Create invitations that convey the theme of your party and make it fun! Incorporate your theme into your invite, such as an ugly sweater party or a winter wonderland. If sending out invitations is not feasible, send an Evite with holiday-inspired verbiage. Make sure to send out invites two to three weeks in advance.

Simple, Easy Foods

Great Ideas To Simplify Your Holiday Party Planning

Create a self-serve buffet full of finger foods. Stick to foods that are simple and can be warmed up in the oven such as flatbreads, soft pretzels, pizza bites, and chicken skewers. As an added tip, keep foods warm in an oven that is set to 200 degrees. Also make sure to have cheese, crackers, chips, and fruit. These types of foods will enable you to stay out of the kitchen and mingle with your guests!


Great Ideas To Simplify Your Holiday Party Planning

No one wants to be standing behind the bar and serving cocktails all night. Pick one signature cocktail or create a punch which guests can serve themselves.


Great Ideas To Simplify Your Holiday Party Planning - Decor

Decorations for your party do not have to be expensive. With so many dollar stores having an array of decor options, dollar stores are a great place to stock up on holiday decorations. Also stock up on serving trays, bowls, and any other party items which you can re-use again and again. For the holiday season, incorporate colors such as red, white, silver, gold and green.

 Written by: Sharan Kaur, FizzNiche Staff Writer

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Patricia, like her blog, is not a one-dimensional designer, which is evident in her accolades of 17 national design awards. Over a 38-year career in the industry, she has carved a niche in several areas of design. Licensed in interior design and certified in kitchen and bath design, she offers a full menu of design services ranging from whole house interior design, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, full remodels, commercial design and universal (ADA) design. Patricia is a sought-after speaker in the industry and has been published in many publications as seen on her interior design firm’s website, She writes for such publications as QuinStreetinc, Relaxed Remodeler, and talent offering design tips.